Traveling Feet - August 02, 2008 - Shownotes & Audio Archive

"This episode of Traveling Feet brings radio listeners into the conversation between travel expert Stephanie Abrams and guest on the telephone in Ireland, Australia and Italy plus a chat with the designer of a twenty-one foot boat scheduled to sail across the Atlantic in August!"


Listen to the show in Windows Media Format:
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Hour 1

Topics Include:

The Galway Races are in full swing and we have a front row seat with the input of Dan Murphy, General Manager of the Galway Bay Hotel in Salt Hill, County Galway, Ireland, who was honored as the Hotel Manager of the Year in Ireland and is a member of SKAL, the global association of tourism professionals.

Sit in the chat with the designer of a boat that is has no cabin, is 7 ½ feet wide and 21 feet long and will sail with a crew consisting of 2 men from Boston to Halifax, Newfoundland, Greenland, Iceland before ending the journey with a visit to London and Paris!

 

Guests Include:

Dan Murphy, General Manager, Galway Bay Hotel, Salt Hill, County Galway, Ireland.
www.galwaybayhotel.com

Ralph Brown, sailor and adventurist.
www.crosstheatlantic.com

Hour 2

Topics Include:

How to visit Italy spending less on accommodations that are historically priceless!

Input on how to stay in monasteries in Italy including the historically rich Montecasino Monastery that was flattened by the allied forces in WWII and was completely restored.

Learn about the Badia San Sabastian de Latrie, the oldest Christian monastery in the world which was built in AD 480 and which Sir John Leslie, 92 year old patriarch of Castle Leslie in Co. Monaghan, Ireland, has lovingly refurbished over the last 40 years and who is the bell-ringer, rising and landing on the bell's pull-rope, when he is in residence at the monastery.


Guests Include:

Angela Hoban, co-founder of Monastery Stays.
www.monasterystays.com

Mark Leslie, exhibition design genius, www.martellomedia.com , and part of the family which owns Castle Leslie in Glaslough, Co. Monaghan, Ireland, where Paul McCartney married in June, 2002.
www.castleleslie.com